Funding shortfall for critical cardiovascular research
Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer in the world, but does the funding for research to find better treatments and cures match the overall burden of the disease?
Vanguard Grant for Dr Ashish Misra to propel nanomedicine
HRI's Dr Ashish Misra has received a Vanguard Grant that will enable the exploration of innovative concepts and stretch the field of atherosclerosis research to ultimately improve clinical care.
Ramaciotti win for Dr Chris Stanley
Dr Chris Stanley has been awarded a 2022 Ramaciotti Health Investment Grant for his research exploring the treatment of hypertension.
Pesky bush ticks could be key to saving lives in world-first HRI research
HRI is on the cusp of developing a drug to save people from deadly strokes using a common Australian bush tick.
DECRA and Vanguard Grant awarded to Dr Xuyu Liu
Dr Xuyu Liu was awarded a 2022 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award as well as a Heart Foundation 2022 Vanguard Grant.
HRI wins RACI Women in Chemistry Honourable Prize
Congratulations to PhD student Ivy Guan on being awarded the Women in Chemistry Honourable Prize at RACI2022.
Discovering why stiff heart failure affects more women than men
HRI is investigating why more women than men are affected by heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
HRI scientists working to prove how some of the most unpopular vegetables could reverse stroke
HRI has discovered cruciferous veg like Brussels sprouts and broccoli can help dissolve blood clots and improve the performance of clot-busting drugs, which could help treat stroke.
Inspiration from natural products in heart-healthy diets used to fight cardiovascular disease
HRI’s Dr Xuyu Liu is researching how healthy heart diets that contain ‘natural products’ can give rise to new treatments for thrombosis.